26 Martyrs Museum
26 Martyrs Memorial
This is a memorial wall with reliefs of the 26 Christians crucified in 1597, commemorating a harsh crackdown when six Spanish friars and...
This temple takes the form of a huge turtle carrying an 18m-high figure of the goddess Kannon on its back. Inside, a Foucault pendulum...
This temple, surrounded by serene gardens, is not to be confused with Sōfuku-ji. It contains an arched stone gate dating from 1657. The...
Beside JR Nagasaki station Amu Plaza has a surprisingly varied restaurant arcade.
26 Martyrs Museum information
Lonely Planet review
Just next door the memorial wall, which commemorates the murder of the 26 Christians who died here in the 16th-century, this museum houses Christianity-related displays. The memorial is five minutes' walk from JR Nagasaki station.